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Striving to be engaged, always innovative

The University’s research covers engineering, social science, arts and humanities disciplines. Striving to be engaged, always innovative, it’s often interdisciplinary and collaborative in nature.

Ref Logo Research Excellence Framework 2021

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 shows that the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) produces world-leading and internationally excellent research.

Mature Student Smiling Research Integrity & Ethics

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is committed to the maintenance of high ethical standards in the research undertaken by its staff and students, whether supported directly by the University or funded by external sources. 

Two Staff Members at Desk Postgraduate Research

The University offers research supervision for Master’s and Doctoral study across all its subject areas, Faculties and Schools. Opportunities are available to study for a research degree on each campus in Lampeter, Carmarthen, Swansea and London, or alternatively by distance learning.

Head with Jigsaw on Research in Psychology

Research in areas of applied and experimental psychology.

View across the quadrangle towards the south front of St David's College. Humanities Research in Lampeter

Established in 1822, Lampeter has a distinguished research tradition, which not only has a global perspective but also attends to contemporary concerns through research in theology and religious studies, history, classics, archaeology, anthropology and philosophy.

CAWCS Building Aberystwyth Research in Celtic Languages and Literatures

Research at the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies (CAWCS) based on the languages, literatures, culture and history of Wales and the other Celtic countries.

Swansea College of Art Building Research in Art and Design

Research in contemporary arts practice; creative industries; design for life-science, health and wellbeing.

Research in Computing Face Research in Architecture, Computing and Engineering

Research in the areas of Computer networking; Non-destructive testing; computational modelling; product engineering.

Smiling Education Student Research in Education

Research activity related to education, professional learning and leadership, social justice and equity, languages, literacy and multilingualism, physical literacy and applied professional practice.

Books on Shelf Open Access and Research

Library and Learning Resources offer a range of specialist support for academics and research students.  Find everything you need to know about open access publishing and research data management here.

Staff and Students Discussion INSPIRE

INSPIRE at UWTSD connects the University’s staff, students and knowledge centres with businesses, organisations and communities in order to create impact in society that is both sustainable and brings benefit to all.

Go to Research and Impact Accelerator Programme page. RIAP

The Research and Impact Accelerator Programme (RIAP) exists to support the University's new Research and Innovation Strategy. Six different funding pathways are available with details and application forms on the RIAP page. 

Go to Taith Research Travel Grants page. Taith Research Travel Grants

The Taith research travel grant supports the travel and living costs of academic and technical staff engaged in or supporting research, and postgraduate researchers based in Wales who want to travel abroad to undergo placements or to benefit from networking opportunities.